Monthly Archives: August 2012

Toddlers have a great time at Healthyway Dairy!

What’s not to like about these photos–seven toddlers and their moms had a fun tour of Healthyway Dairy last week.  The children were especially lucky because there was a three-week old Jersey calf to play with, along with the chickens.  … Continue reading

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Fresh wild-caught snapper at Harvest Organic Grille–deelicious!

If you look around, Houston now has some great and healthy places to eat when you just really don’t want to cook.  We visited one of them this week and here’s what we found:  Fresh red snapper, grilled to perfection–tender … Continue reading

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Eating genetically engineered corn causes obesity

A Cornucopia article about a possible cause of obesity caught my attention recently. Although I’ve read about many other problems with genetically engineered (GE) foods, this was the first I’d heard that they were associated with causing obesity. When I … Continue reading

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Have you heard that eating egg yolks is as bad as smoking?

The big health/nutrition news this last week was about a study that supposedly showed how eating egg yolks is almost as bad as smoking. What??? The first account I read of the study was on Science Daily, and that story, … Continue reading

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Rethinking Everything Conference – Dallas, TX

I am excited to tell you that I will be speaking at the 16th Rethinking Everything Conference in Dallas, TX, during the Labor Day weekend, August 30 – September 4, 2012.  I will be included in two discussion panels, Blogging and Retirement.  These … Continue reading

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Food Freedom! Raw milk and lemonade!

Food freedom is the real issue when two activist groups meet to share their food in Washington, D.C., at Noon on Saturday, August 18.  The Raw Milk Freedom Riders and Lemonade Freedom Day will celebrate their right to “voluntary exchange.”  … Continue reading

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More harmful effects from triclosan, a common antibacterial in hand soap

In April 2012, I wrote about the ineffectiveness of triclosan, an antibacterial ingredient in many products we use every day–hand soaps, deodorants, mouthwashes, lipsticks, toothpaste, bedding, clothes, carpets, and even toys.  A new study has shown that triclosan may be … Continue reading

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Food Treasures at Houston’s Revival Market

My husband and I visited Revival Market last Friday.  I get their newsletter and am always amazed at the wide selection of pastured pork, grassfed beef, and other meats, but they also have other food treasures.  We were really hungry … Continue reading

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Fluoride Free Houston! Let’s make our drinking water safe!

“Over $1 million a year goes to forcing medication upon the population of the City of Houston through tap water Fluoridation. This is an effort to end the use of Fluoride” Do I have good news!  A group of courageous, … Continue reading

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Who’s against proposition 37, the California GMO labeling issue?

Over one million Californians signed a petition that put a genetically engineered food labeling law on the California ballot for the November election.  California has named the issue Proposition 37.  As I mentioned in a previous post, Money Bomb Monsanto, … Continue reading

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